As Eligibility Expands, Governor Receives COVID-19 Vaccine

On Thursday, as eligibility for COVID-19 vaccines expanded to residents ages 50 and older, Governor Gavin Newsom toured a COVID-19 community vaccination site in Los Angeles County and received his Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine administered by California Health and Human Services Agency Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly. The Governor was joined by various state, community, local leaders, including Government Operations Agency Secretary Yolanda Richardson and Los Angeles County Supervisor Holly Mitchell, in touring the site and receiving the vaccine.

The Governor reminded residents of the expanded eligibility that became effective on Thursday and highlighted the upcoming expansion to residents ages 16 and older that becomes effective on April 15. A press statement from the Governor’s Office is available here.